Sony DSC-S700 Review

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700

Playback Mode Screens & Menus

Playback screen has icons for battery condition, image size, picture number / total number of pictures, exposure compensation, ISO, Flash mode, White balance, shutter speed, and aperture used. Across the bottom is the folder name, image file number and time and date.

Pressing the Monitor button toggles the amount of information displayed, press it again to clear all of the overlay information, which is perfect for viewing images on a TV screen.

Sony DSC-S700

Playback index mode, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly search through the stored images and display one full screen.

Sony DSC-S700

While viewing a picture fullscreen you can toggle the telephoto zoom control and zoom-in to the image in multiple steps up to 5x. Once magnified you can scroll around inside of the image using the 4-way selector.

Sony DSC-S700

Movie clip playback screen, audio is replayed through built in speaker.

Sony DSC-S700

Still image playback mode options:

    Folder - Change the current image folder
    Protect - Protect/unprotect images from accidental erasure
    DPOF - Attach DPOF printing information to image(s)
    Print - Print All In This Folder, DPOF image, Select, or This image
    Slide - Start slideshow, set interval time between images
    Resize - Resize image to 5.0M, 3.1M, 1.2M or VGA
    Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images for TV display
    Setup - Enter the Setup menu

Sony DSC-S700

Images can be resized to smaller resolutions.

Sony DSC-S700

SETUP options - CAMERA:

    Digital Zoom - Choose from Precision (8x) or Smart zoom
    Red Eye Reduction - Enable/disable the flash Red-Eye mode
    Auto Review - On/Off, allows you to view an image immediately after it has been captured
    Function Guide - On/Off, displays explanation of exposure modes to help beginners
    Format - Format the memory card (Memory Stick or CF Type I)
    Create Rec. Folder - Creates the folder in which captured images will be stored
    Change Rec. Folder - Allows you to change from created folders
    Copy - Copy files between Memory Sticks
    LCD Backlight - Normal or Bright
    Beep - Camera "beep" sounds: Shutter, On, Off
    Language - Set the Menu language
    Initialize - Reset to default
    File Number - SERIES (sequential auto number) or RESET
    USB Connect - USB protocol: PTP, Mass Storage, PictBridge or Auto
    Video Out - NTSC or PAL format
    Clock Set - Set the internal clock

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